Jacqueline L Bergman

October 30, 1947July 5, 2021

Jackie Bergman, 73, of Brookline passed July 5th 2021 after a short illness. She is survived by her loving husband Jon, sons and their wives, Paul and Sarah, and Julian and Ellen, brother Colin and his family in England, many nieces and nephews, cousins, and friends.

Born in London, England, Jackie grew up quickly, and after acquiring her charming British accent, and a cheeky sense of humor, she embarked on her first big adventure, moving to New York at 17. Jackie made many lifelong friends in America, eventually settling in Boston where she met her devoted husband. Over 46 years of marriage, Jackie and Jon built a life full of love and adventures. Jackie loved traveling with her family, and made many wonderful memories with friends and family, far and wide. Jackie had a particularly strong bond with her in-laws, Jo and Go, who treated her as their own daughter. Professionally, Jackie held a passion for antiques, opening her own store, Give and Take, where she honed her bargaining skills.

Please join us for a celebration of life: Sunday, July 11th at 2pm Stanetsky Memorial Chapel 1668 Beacon Street, Brookline MA 02445

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society.


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Laura Glanger

November 14, 2021

Dearest Jackie,
We knew each other for many years. In fact first meeting at the “Y”, I was also a fellow transplanted Brit. I was drawn to your sweetness and innocence. You were nothing but pureness of soul. I’m sorry we were not in touch these last few years. But now I hope you’re in God’s protection and love.
Laura Glanger

Rick Cash

July 16, 2021

I was happy for my cousin Jon when he married Jackie. She was beautiful and was the center of attention at all gatherings. Always smiling and a delightful sense of humor. My heart goes out to Jon and family.

Eileen Thomas

July 11, 2021

I was so happy for my cousin when he married Jackie. She was the sweetest kindest person I ever met. Instantly loved by everyone who had the pleasure of knowing her. She will be greatly missed. Praying for comfort for all.

Zoe Maunsell

July 11, 2021

To My Auntie Jacky,
I will miss you very dearly, but I feel very grateful to have had you in my life and for all the good times, we have shared together. I will miss the way we laughed together and your caring nature.
May you shine bright in the sky, like the star you are. Rest in peace. You will always be in my thoughts. Love from Zoe and family xx

Gemma Barnett

July 10, 2021

To Our Dearest Aunt Jacky,

I will always remember the good times we shared. One of my fondest memories is when we came to visit you in Boston. We had so much fun, ate lots of food and spent some valuable time together.

Thank you for all the gifts you gave me when you came to visit England.

Sleep well and fly high like an angel in the sky.

Lots of Love
Gemma and Ella xx

Greg-Joe Barnett

July 9, 2021

Dear Aunty Jacky,

We shared so many wonderful holidays together in America and the UK. You often bought us gifts and to this day I still wear the belt you bought me from the flea market.

In 2016 I had the privilege of you attending my wedding, these are very special memories I have and some photos to treasure.

You were brave in your battle and now you can rest in peace.

I will miss you and will be in my memories.

Lots of Love

Greg-Joe XXX

Jill Barnett

July 9, 2021

To Jacky our dear sister sister in law neices nepnew great nephew great neices. We shared lots of good times with you spent lovely holidays We did not all get to meet you but they would have loved you like we all did we will never forget you and will be in our hearts for ever sleep tight
Love Colin Jill an family

Annette Pringle

July 9, 2021

I met Jackie in 1976 in a playgroup that our two-year old children Corinna and Paul attended. As we were recent arrivals to this country, Jackie immediately reached out to me and offered help in any way she could. I was a non-driver and Jackie drove me to appointments, shopping, the playgroup, introducing me to new people all the time. From then on we remained friends to this day! This also included our husbands Jon and Michael.

Later Jackie made a name in the Brookline community by founding and running a very successful babysitting co-op for several years. It was based on a point system and no money was ever exchanged, but many new friends were made. To this day there are many families in the Brookline community who will remember Jackie for this and who are forever grateful for the wonderful experience we shared.

Jackie also became my exercise buddy when she asked me to join the gym she belonged to. She was the driving force and made sure that we exercised at least twice a week. Each time she would collect me and bring me home again. That was the kind of friend she was.

I fondly remember a couple of wonderful weekends we spent together with some other friends at their time-share facility in the Berkshires.

I was aware of Jackie's first brush with breast cancer and occasionally stayed with her through her chemo infusions at Beth Israel. She was a brave fighter and thought she had beaten this, just as she had overcome many challenges before.

In later years, we would meet for lunch or tea. We shared the same philosophy of life and politics and never ran out of conversation. Jackie would often talk with great pride about her sons and their partners. They meant the world to her! But her rock was Jon, we have rarely met a couple so devoted to each other! We know this has hit Jon very hard, but he has the consolation that he was able to be with his beloved Jackie to the end.

Jon and his family are in our hearts today and Jackie will never be forgotten!

Sonnie Cucinotti

July 8, 2021

Cheery -bye Jackie.
I am grateful to have shared a friendship with you.
Peace, Sonnie